Public Health

 Renville County Public Health provides a broad range of services to individuals, families and communities to:

  • Promote a healthy and safe community,
  • Prevent illness, disease and injury, and
  • Protect and enhance the health of those who live, work, learn and play in Renville County.

Renville County Public Health was first established in 1916. The department continues today with the goal of “making a difference” to the people and communities we serve.

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COVID-19 Information

For the most up-to-date information, please visit:
- Minnesota Department of Health (MDH): https://bit.ly/2Ax7A1e
- Minnesota COVID-19 Response: https://mn.gov/covid19/
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://bit.ly/3co8vhA

For COVID-19 Vaccine Information and to find local clinics, visit Renville County's COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics webpage.
To view Community Level recommendations, visit CDC: 

- COVID-19 Community Level: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html

To view COVID-19 data for your County and the State of Minnesota, visit MDH:
- COVID-19 Dashboard: Overview of Cases: https://mn.gov/covid19/data/covid-dashboard/overview.jsp

Families & Children
Home visiting and programs for parents and children’s health, Pregnancy and birth, Parenting education. Car seats. Concerns with child development.
Food Shelf
Details about Renville County Food Shelf.
Home Health Care
Renville County Public Health is a Medicare-certified home health care agency which provides nurses, home health aides and therapies to keep you safe in your home.
WIC Nutrition Program
Information regarding the Women, Infant and Children Nutritional Supplemental Food Program.

Public Health logo Senior Services & People with Disabilities
Case management, Long Term Care Consultation: MnCHOICES, Resources in the community.
Environmental Health & Licensing
Licenses for food, special events, pools, lodging, campgrounds, manufactured home parks, tobacco. Mold, Radon, Healthy homes, Food-borne and Vector-borne illnesses.

Local Health Data
Statistics and data on local and regional public health issues. Includes local Community Health Assessment, and Kandiyohi-Renville Community Health Board (CHB) information.
Disease Prevention & Control, Immunizations, Refugee Health 
Diseases and conditions, Seasonal flu, Immunizations, Tuberculosis, Prescription drug disposal, Reporting diseases or illnesses.

Emergency Preparedness & Public Health Emergency Reporting  
Individual and family preparedness, Emergency response programs, Reporting public health emergencies.

Healthy Living
Nutrition, Lifestyles and physical activity, Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP), Drug Free Communities.
Links to information for our programs as well as from our partner resources, such as the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.


What Is Public Health?

Notice of Privacy Practices

Local Public Health Act – Minn. Stat. 145A